Houston promoters Pegstar launch a new series of benefit shows this weekend.
Today, April 11, is the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's first professional show, an opening slot for John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village. It's also the golden anniversary of Nazi military Adolf Eichmann's war crimes trial beginning in Israel, but that's not really that sunny ... More >>
It's an odd thing to think about, but imagine seeing the Beatles on American television for the very first time. Imagine how different they looked from any other musician making popular music in the early 1960s. Or think about Bob Dylan, going electric at Newport, how scandalous it would have bee ... More >>
The once-respected Waco Tribune Herald was purchased this summer by a very conservative family whose first move was to put "In God We Trust" on the front page of each edition.Since then the paper has become very right-wing (even for Waco!!) on its editorial pages. We don't read it enough to know ... More >>
Photo courtesy MiloMilo Town HallWe've been reading all day about how Houston got stiffed on the latest handout of federal stimulus money for cops and were kinda blase about it.Houston, after all, has gotten its fair share of Homeland Security cash because of the port and our target-rich refineri ... More >>
Matthew McConaughey is scary bad in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
Thursday, August 15
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Barnaby's sports a spiffy new doghouse on Shepherd - and the same tail-waggingly good menu
The cops say what John Shike did to his wife amounted to "legalized stalking." And after being hit with one of the largest fines ever at the county family courts, he vowed he'd get the judge, too.
The parking's horrid, the food just okay -- so why is Barnaby's so beloved?
The Nields turn up the volume on their folk-tinged sound